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and history. a bit farther south, president obama visited the place cesar chavez called home and is giving some long overdue recognition. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez attended the ceremony in keene, california. >> the president of the united states of america. >> reporter: president barack obama came to where cesar chavez lived and work chanting the old farm worker slogan of hope and perseverance. yes, it can be done and was done in place chavez named the peace. mr. obama announced the had national monument that he called long overdue. >> no one cared about the invisible farm workers who picked the nation's food. but cesar cared and in his own peaceful eloquent way he made over people care too. >> reporter: the celebration was attended by chavez's family members, schoolchildren and thousands of current and former farm workers. although obama wants to shore up votes and support from latinos in a tight presidential race he resisted making this a political speech. >> he came here to dedicate this to honor the man and the legacy that cesar chavez left us. >> reporter: although chavez was born in
cesar chavez. we have reports of flooding in the right lane. seeing yellow on our sensors so traffic is slow through that area.northbound 280 at serramonte, injury accident slowing you down around there. checking your drive time through the peninsula, again northbound 10192 to the 80 split looking good so far. 280 not showing any delays. that can change though because that accident serramonte in daly city and 92 not too bad, san mateo bridge also checking in problem-free. 880 southbound side headlights going towards hayward. we are seeing extra volume. northbound a couple of accidents, one at 7th, one at broadway. looks like they are wrapping up but slow towards the maze there. and southbound 101 golden gate bridge, through marin, looks like traffic moving okay. but slick surfaces a little busy into san francisco. and so far so good in the south bay. outside of some slight delays northbound 101 through san jose, we are not seeing really any trouble spots through san jose also 280 looking good. that's a look at traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> a fatal shark attack claimed
, cbs 5. >> the president what is near bakersfield this afternoon for a dedication ceremony where cesar chavez's home is being made into a national monument. president obama is expected to arrive in the bay area in less than two hours and will go to two fundraisers in san francisco. antiwar protestors had greet him. >>> the president of alaska airlines is hoping for a partial solution any minute now to computer problems causing system wise flight delays. but all three major bay area airports are reporting no delays. it started about 4 hours ago. alaska hopes for a full resolution by 5 p.m. the computer problem stems from a data outage in the midwest. alaska runs an average of more than 450 flights a day. >>> crews are cleaning up after 200 "occupy" oakland protestors broke windows and splashed paint last night. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington has the story. >> it makes me angry because oakland has enough problems. >> reporter: people who live and work in oakland are frustrated seeing downtown trashed again. >> this is absolutely ridiculous. >> protestors went on a vandalism spree last
leader cesar chavez being made a national monument. the president will arrive then at sfo around 1:40 in afternoon on air force one. he has a private fundraising dinner here in san francisco. then a public concert and rally at the bill graham civic auditorium. the president will spend the night in san francisco before taking off. >>> on the gop side mitt romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech today. necessary virginia. romney is expected to say it's time for america to change course in the middle east and accused president obama of passive leadership around the world. >> when i'm president, i will take the care that it takes to rebuild our principles and restore the principles that made america so strong. >> romney is calling for the united states to take a more assertive role in syria, put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. a month to go before election day, national polls showing the race at the white house is getting tighter. >>> california is the most expensive place for gas in the country and the governor is taking action to drive down the cos
bakersfield where the home of farm labor leader cesar chavez is being made a national monument. the president will arrive at sfo about 1:40 this afternoon. he has a private fundraising dinner in san francisco then a public concert and rally at bill graham civic auditorium. the president had spend the night in san francisco. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney will deliver a speech in virginia calling for the u.s. to take a more assertive role in syria, put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. with a month to go to the election national polls show the race for the white house is tightening. >>> right now california is the most expensive place for gas in the nation. and this morning our governor jerry brown is taking action all in an effort to drive down some of the costs. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran reports on the governor's idea to ease record high prices. >> reporter: good morning. the governor is asking state regulators to release a less expensive blend but experts say even with that move we won't see prices drop right away. this winter blend comes out on
. the only thing is an accident 101 near cesar chavez north not blocking lanes on the right shoulder just a minor fender bernard. golden gate bridge traffic is light. there is roadwork 101 just north of here both directions a paving project happening this morning. that's wrapping up by 6:00. also roadwork the westbound 92 ramp to southbound 280 is closed until 6:00. some delays as you approach the area. use the alternate. and roadwork on the dumbarton bridge seeing delays as well as you work your way toward menlo park out of fremont so give yourself some extra time. they should be wrapping up that by 5:30. that's a look at traffic. back to you. >> >>> flyball, center field, coco! ballgame! western division! the oakland as! >> how about that. with that, the oakland as shocked the texas rangers and major league baseball and won the american league west yesterday afternoon. the as came down back from four runs to beat the rangers 12-5 in yesterday's division- clinching game. in front of a sellout cloud they clinched home field advantage for the first round of the play-offs. >> we're not fini
will visit keen near bakersfield near the home of farm labor leaper cesar chavez is being made a national monument. the president will arrive at sfo at 1:40 this afternoon with a private fundraiser this afternoon and then a rally at civic auditorium and will spend the night in san francisco. >>> governor romney is rallying in virginia saying it's time to change course in the middle east and accusing president obama of passive leadership in the world. >> when i'm president i will take the care that it takes to rebuild our principles and restore the principles that made america so strong. >> romney calls for the u.s. to take a more assertive role in syria to put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. with a month to go before the election, national polls show the race for the white house is tightening. >>> there is a news conference in san francisco this morning to talk about penalties from the san bruno pipeline explosion. space assemblyman jerry hill and san bruno mayor jim rue an are upset about the state public utilities commission asking to suspend hearings over pg&e
direction. so all lanes open southbound 101 approaching cesar chavez. san mateo bridge stacked up in the westbound lanes. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> beautiful weather around the bay area. nice start to the day. clear skies all the way to the coastline. yeah, looking from our mount vaca cam a little haze in the atmosphere otherwise looking good. 50s in santa rosa mid-70s in pacifica. this afternoon 70s at the coast, 80s inside the bay, 90s in the valleys, cooler weather on friday, rain next week. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ♪ >>> it is 8:00 a.m. welcome back to "cbs this morning." the presidential candidates keep hitting each other hard hoping to attract votes from women. and we'll talk to ted turner about the campaign and his 15-year effort to give away $1 billion. but first, here's a look at what's happening in the world and what we've been covering on "cbs this morning." >>> he comes here with the purpose of committing some sort of jihad here in the united states. >> the justice department announced an f
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